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How to Decorate with Handmade Tile

Posted by Laura Firszt | Jun 09, 2015

Handmade tiles are miniature works of art. Whether you haul a stack of them back from a vacation trip to Mexico or Morocco, fire them yourself, or simply order a supply online, you'll...


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Ceramic Tile for Your Kitchen Floor

Posted by Laura Firszt | May 27, 2015

Are you renovating your kitchen or building a new home? Chances are you've given a great deal of thought to the cabinets and countertops ... but what about the flooring? Ceramic tile...


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Ceramic Tile: How It's Made and What's New

Posted by Laura Firszt | Apr 05, 2015

Ceramic tile is becoming increasingly popular in new home construction, as well as remodels and renovations. Interestingly, this handsome and easy care covering for floors, walls, and...


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7 Food Sources for the Nutrients You Most Likely Lack

Posted by Laura Firszt | Feb 05, 2015

It's ironic but true. Even though more than two thirds of Americans over the age of 20 are overweight or obese and this percentage is on the rise, at the same time many of us are undernourished....


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Tile Beautifies a Kitchen or Bathroom Wall

Posted by Laura Firszt | Jan 21, 2015

Kitchens and bathrooms are a major focal point in 21st century home design. And no wonder! The modern trend is to transform these once-humble rooms into highly personal spaces that...


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Straight Set vs. Offset Tile: The Home Fashion Facts

Posted by Laura Firszt | Nov 05, 2014

Tile is one of the biggest decor fashion trends of the decade. Savvy home decorators are using this lovely, versatile material in kitchens, bathrooms, and all around the house. Besides...


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Bumper Crop of Cucumbers? Here’s What to Do

Posted by Laura Firszt | Jul 27, 2014

Now’s the time when (hopefully) your vegetable garden seems to start exploding with produce. Cucumbers are one of the most prolific veggies, to the point where you may feel overwhelmed...


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9 DIY Accent Wall Updates

Posted by Laura Firszt | Jul 06, 2014

Back in that misty time between the era of avocado refrigerators and Corian countertops, the accent wall was born. When showing up at work wearing mismatched earrings was trendy rather...